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Table 3 Glucose, insulin, HOMA index and endotoxin levels in obese adolescents (n = 18)

From: Long-term interdisciplinary therapy reduces endotoxin level and insulin resistance in obese adolescents

Parameters Before After % Change p Value
Glucose (μU/mL) 4.91 ± 0.41 4.55 ± 0.12 −7.2 0.02
Insulin (ng/mL) 17.45 ± 4.86 10.21 ± 4.33 - 41 0.001
HOMA index 3.82 ± 1.11 2.07 ± 0.91 - 45 0.002
IL-6 (Log- pg/mL) 1.63 ± 0.38 1.53 ± 0.33 - 7 0.06
Endotoxin (Log- EU/mL) 0.237 ± 0.06 0.188 ± 0.04 - 21 0.0003
Adiponectin (Log- ng/mL) 0.979 ± 0.09 1.092 ± 0.07 +12 0.001
  1. Results are expressed as mean value ± SD.